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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W) vs Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Realme 8 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8 5G XSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)vs8 5G (128GB/4GB)13 Advantages Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+441 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core22%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2220 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
5.6"vs+6.5"16%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(back) 48MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

32 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4 / 4GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+25 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A8 SM-A530W Single-SimRealme 8 5G (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungRealme
Release dateJanuary, 2018April, 2021
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-G57 MC2 950Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display features60Hz90Hz, 480 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2 MP, f/2.4,macro 2 MP, f/2.4,depth
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.1 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered39900 minutes | 665 hours | 27.7 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530W)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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